June 2, 2012
The Globe and Mail
Zhang Zhiru, one of China's "barefoot lawyers," works to protect migrant workers from abuses by unscrupulous factory bosses.
March 29, 2012
The reality of factory conditions and labor rights in China is closer to Mike Daisey's fiction than you think.
March 29, 2012
China's Pearl River Delta is the country's industrial capital, home to factories that produce everything from shoes to iPads. Maintaining this powerhouse status carries a distinct human cost.
July 15, 2011
"Black factories" provide often unsafe employment to China's thousands of migrant workers. Since these factories don't actually exist on paper, it's almost impossible to hold them accountable.
May 3, 2011
Millions of Chinese flock to factories in the Pearl River Delta in the hopes of finding work. However, their work conditions often lack safety standards, and can lead to injuries.
April 8, 2011
In China, new organizations are trying to push ideas of corporate social responsibility and ethical supply chains to replace a mindset that values productivity above all.
March 24, 2011
Meet the force behind China's Labor Movement.
March 11, 2011
Apple laptops, Nokia phones, Motorola HDTV boxes, iPods, and iPhones are among common items churned out by this Taiwanese electronics giant's oppressed labor force.
March 2, 2011
In the Pearl River Delta, members of China’s growing labor movement adapts its tactics to avoid government suspicion.